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Long, white, tapering root of the biennial plant Tragopogon porrifolius, also known as oyster plant or vegetable oyster. Black salsify or scorzonera is the root of the hardy perennial, Scorzonera hispanica (sometimes used roasted as coffee substitute).

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

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